Friends of the Chickasha Public Library Summer Luncheons

Friends of the Chickasha Public Library 2017 Summer Luncheons series

Have you started to make plans for summer yet? Summer is right around the corner, and the Friends of the Chickasha Public Library are hosting their annual Summer Luncheon Series.

The Luncheons will be held in the USAO Regents Room, 1727 W Alabama Ave, Chickasha, OK 73018 top floor of the Student Center. The cost of each luncheon is $13.00, and reservations can be made by mailing the form attached below to Friends of the Chickasha Public Library P.O. Box 265, Chickasha OK 73023, or by calling 405-779-6969 ( all reservations must be honored). You do not have to be a Friends of the Library member to attend.

**$2.00 Meal Discount for USAO Students

Friends Of the Chickasha Public Library Summer Luncheon form

Forms are also available at the Chickasha Public Library 527 Iowa Ave

The series begin,

Thursday, June 8th, at noon (reservations due by Thursday, June 1st). The speaker for this event is Dr. R.P. Ashanti-Alexander.

Dr. R.P. Ashanti-Alexander is a native of Chickasha and has had a life-long interest in examining race and the dynamics of racial power and influence. He served in the United States Army, and has over 40 years experience as a public school educator. He is currently the principal of Lincoln Elementary School in Chickasha. He is also a Chickasha City Councilman, President of the Chickasha branch of the NAACP and Pastor of the historic Miles-Brown Christian Methodist Episcopal Church in Chickasha. He will be reviewing, The Voice of Conscience – The Church in the Mind of Dr. Martin Luther King by Lewis V. Baldwin.

The entrée for this event is grilled chicken sandwich on toasted focaccia bread, pasta salad, fruit parfait, and cookies.

The second luncheon in the series will be on Thursday, July 13th, noon(reservations due by Thursday, July 6th). The Speaker will be Emma Sidders.

Emma Sidders is a retired teacher, principal, superintendent from western Oklahoma. She has a Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education and a Master’s degree in Reading from Southwestern Oklahoma University. She is an avid reader of everything from Romance to Historical Biographies, but Mystery is her genre of choice. She will be reviewing The Gauguin Connection by Estelle Ryan.

The entée for this event is salad trio (tossed salad, ham salad, egg salad), toasted bread wedges, choice of chocolate or coconut cream pie.

The third Luncheon in the series will be on Thursday, August 10th, noon (reservations due Thursday, August 3rd). The speaker will be Rebecca Cravens.

Rebecca Cravens is a retired court reporter living in Chickasha. She doesn’t have a degree. She has never been a teacher or orator. However, if enthusiastic reading counts, she’s definitely qualified to review books. She will be reviewing Nefertiti by Michelle Moran.

The entée for this event is chicken salad with grapes and nuts on croissants, potato salad, fruit parfait, and cookies.

Summer Luncheon Books. June The Voice of Conscience - The Church in the Mind of Dr. Martin Luther King by Lewis V. Baldwin, July The Gauguin Connection by Estelle Ryan, and Nefertiti by Michelle Moran.

For more information, please call the Library at 405-222-6075.

 

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